x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

Kazakhstan leader to meet Sheikh Khalifa

The president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, arrived yesterday on a state visit.

ABU DHABI // The president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, arrived yesterday on a state visit. Mr Nazarbayev was welcomed by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, and Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, Minister of Presidential Affairs. The state news agency, WAM, reported that Mr Nazarbayev would hold a meeting tomorrow with Sheikh Khalifa, President of the UAE. Sheikh Khalifa spent three days in Kazakhstan last summer.

To coincide with the visit, a study on the ties between the countries was released by the Information and Cultural Centre for Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed, deputy Prime Minister of the UAE. rhughes@thenational.ae